The purpose of data backup is to create a recoverable copy of your critical data so that in the event of a critical data failure within your business, your critical data is retrievable and therefore protected.
This should not be confused with cloud based file sharing that gives multiple users access to the same files. Data held in a cloud based file sharing environment can still be corrupted through human error, malicious attack or hardware failure. Cloud based file sharing should also be backed up on a regular basis.
Data failure is usually caused by:
The loss of critical data can be devastating for businesses with extended downtime, loss of productivity, and loss of revenue.
A cloud based backup service will eliminate the risks associated with critical data failure as all identified data will be backed up each day and stored offsite, which means all data can be restored easily and quickly in the event of a failure.
Talk to Image IT today about how to best protect your company data.